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>> [ yelling] raucous night at the oakland city council meeting where large crowd demanded answers in officer involved shooting. good evening. >> about half othat angry crowd was locked out of tonight oakland city council meeting tlvlt was talk of overflow room but none was made available. abc 7 news reporter was in the thick of it and he's live at oakland city hall for us right now. allen. >>reporter: two weeks ago the same demonstrators forced the city council to cancel their meeting. the plan this time by the city was to limit the seating so that police could control the crowd. city manager decision to close off the balcony for safety purposes setoff the crowd before the meeting even started. with limited seats the overflow crowd refused to watch on tv in a separate room. extra police were called in to guard the doors. l 30. will be no business as usual in oakland until there's justice for. >>reporter: they demand police report on the officer involved shooting death of 18-year-old allen bloom ford. police believe the high school senior had a gun when they shot him las
the detroit tigers and the city is bathed in giants orange. some of the city's most famous landmarks are lit up as the first game approaches. if you want to be in the stands tomorrow there is still hope. abc7 goes live to the ballpark. it is not cheap, but doable, right? >> absolutely, dan. the problem is illegal tickets c. police warn that buying tickets on the street is a crime. selling tickets on the street is a crime. if you are not buying ckets from an authorized dealer, they warn that it is buyer be -- beware. >> been to probably 30 plus games so far. excited to go to a couple more. >> starting with the one that matters the most. the match up between the giants and the tigers. >> i am lucky enough to have gotten tickets and i can't wait. >> that's because game one was sold out weeks ago. >> this is the busiest time of the year at stub hub. >> there were tickets, but only available at seat geek and stub hub. >> right now everybody is thinking world series. right now over 10% of the traffic on the site is world series tickets. >> prices at stub hub range for $275 for standing room only t
news reporter sergio quintana has the story. >> new york city detectives have not figured out why a nanny would have violently stabbed two young children in her care, but they are thousand saying the 50-year-old woman may have been having financial problems and recently sought psychological help. the disturbing murder of two children in this manhattan apart meant building sent shock waves across the country of the she returned home to find two of her children stabbed to death in a bath to be. two-year-old leo and six-year-old lucia killed by their nanny. and then she started stabbing herself when the mother walked in. she was later wheeled away on a stretcher. >> on the floor of the bathroom is the nanny who apparently inflicted wounds on her throat. >> reporter: they recently moved to new york from san francisco. their former neighbors are shocked to hear of the tragedy. >> i remember that he had gotten a job. they were going to move to new york. >> reporter: this is a neighborhood of lots of young families with children. many with nannies of their own. both parents work. even fo
in a thoughtful, difficult, profound profit on behalf of the city. the message is loud and clear by every member that was listening intensely like everody el. now it i about moving rwar we want to mend fences. joy he has been fighting this battle for -- >> he has been fighting this battle for a year or so after a domestic violence charge. the ethics commission says he committed official misconduct, but tonight he got enough votes on the board of supervisors to keep his job. and his we al eressed relief >>finay i feel th jtice was do. i have a message for mayor lee. you have to be bigger mayor. >> i am asking you not to be scared of setting a precedent of removing a sheriff for office for misconduct related to the sheriff's role. >> can i have medicine? >> ♪ y'all call it city hall ♪ i call it silly hall >> well, those were some of the people who made public comments during this meeting which began at 2:00 in t afrnoon. they heard five hours of public comment. the few people who wanted him kicked out of his job heard boos and hisses when they finished speaking. there has been no word yet from
than 3 million people are without power in 11 states. part of the city that never sleeps is in the dark. the wall of a four story building collapsed in manhattan exposing apartments inside. no one was injured. at least seven storm related deaths have been reported in connecticut, maryland and five in new york including three children. public transportation for more than 12 million people came to a halt in new york, flil and washington, d.c. when the eye of the storm passed over atlantic city the winds abated and clouds parted and full moon came out. >>> 60 million people will be impacted by this storm. fema has pledged over 3 beaten $5 billion for the cleanup if necessary. >> carolyn: and it's not just wind and rain punishing people. schools are closed in south carolina and blizzard warnings in west virginia. sandhya patel is here to show us where the storm is. >> check out doppler radar. you will see this storm is covering a large part of the east coast. there is snow falling right now and rain continues to batter the east coast. we'll show you where the snow is falling right now. it i
in a lack luster debate performance. lillian is live outside the bill gram pacific auditorium in the city where the president spoke to fired up crowd just a short time ago. lillian? >>reporter: dan, 4 million dollars that's how much the president raid in san francisco in just one day. president obama appeared at the bill gram civic auditorium for the third final fundraiser of the day. objective, fire up the troops. >> hello san francisco. we are here because we have got some work to do. we are hear because we have got an election to win. >>reporter: this is mr. obama sixth fundraising from i hope to san francisco this year. i arrived at sfo before 2:00 p.m. . then headed straight to the intercontinental hotel where 25 people paid 40,000 dollars each for a meet and greet with the president. those who didn't want to fork out that kind of cash made their way to the bill gram civic auditorium for one of 2 events. 20,000 dollar per plate dinner and 200 dollar per person rally. people say because of the president lack luster debit performance last week, the support and money are need
stevens tomorrow in san francisco. his memorial will be held in the rotunda at san francisco city hall at 4:30 p.m. senator feinstein and libya ambassador to the u.s. are expected to attend. stevens grew up in piedmont and graduate from uc berkeley and hastings school of law. strong bay area tie that's why the memorial is being held here. >>> tv and voice your vote president says to expect a stronger fight from him tomorrow nature. mr. obama and mitt romney in seclusion tonight prepping for debate no. 2. town hall meeting at the university on long island new york. in the absence of husband the candidate wives were on campaign trail today and mrs. obama challenged to fight for every vote and romney in pennsylvania telling the crowd how happy she is with the republican candidate performance in the first the debate. tomorrow is highly anticipated. >>> presidential debate tomorrow night at 6:00 o'clock. we will carry it live here on abc 7 news. hope you can joan us. >> more americans at risk tonight from a meningitis outbreak. 15 people have died. doctors have seen 214 cases. regul
to the county or the state to help patrol the city streets. the city needs help with major crimes, up 20% this year. police chief howard jordan told the city council he would like to temporarily hire officers from other agencies to fill the gaps. oakland is training new officers a the a police academy class now. however, they won't be ready for the streets until march. >>> oakland police are hoping a newly released surveillance video will jog the memory of those who saw the man who murdered the victim. he accidentally taped the car in front of him seen here while parallel parking. the two people inside that car then confronted butler inside this store and then followed and killed him a block away. a $25,000 reward has been posted for the arrest and conviction of those responsible. >>> a man accused of trying to blowup the federal reserve building in new new york city is under arrest. they nabbed him this morning. they say he tried to detonate a van outside the federal reserve building with what he thought were explosives. they were actually fakes sold to him by an undercover agent. the f
, the city of san francisco is putting the finishing touches on it right now to honor the world champion giants. fans are gathering at civic center plaza. that's where hundreds of thousands are expected tomorrow. cornell bernard has a preview for us. >> the stage is set here at city hall to celebrate the giants everywhere you look. folks are already starting to gather and checking out the imrand strand where the giants parade will pass by. >> a big party being planned at city hall where it is all about banners and hundreds of balloons. celebrating the giants' world series win. >> at pier54, they are stapling up a storm. joy i just do what i am told -- >> i just do i am told. i staple. >> they have one goal, cover the floats from front to back in orange and black in time for the victory parade. >> now we can go through the floats like termites getting them ready. i suspect don't stand here too long. they probably will decorate you. >> giant support staff will ride on the float. the players themselves will travel the parade in vintage cars. organizers say the parade will be bigger in score
before saturday sunday performance. thousands of people are expected to come into the city and tonight police are offering some advice. amma in front of the uss make on island in san francisco. >>reporter: we have a lot going on this weekend. music festival. street parade. we even have another festival. giants are playing. 9 remembers playing and yes this is pretty much a give away. that fleet week is coming ashore. police are going to be out on patrol trying to keep trouble to minimum but they say you can help them by not becoming an available victim. teaming with sailor military and otherwise in san francisco. ameri cup racing and flight week just 2 of several major events going on this weekend. huge crowds are expected to congest the city streets and more people sometimes means more crime. >> obviously we have an increase amount of pic pocket or theft fm person or the purse being snatched. >>reporter: she and her daughter plan to hit fleet wee week, america's cup and the castro street fair. armed with some common sense. >> i pay attention what i have on me and make sure i d
. >> the chief wants to discipline 44 officers. the city hired an outside group to help investigate more than 1100 complaints against police. one of the protesters who was injured by officers says it has taken too long, but it is a step in the right direction. almost a year after this violent confrontation between officers and occupy oakland protesters, police are assigning blame. chief howard jordan confirms it was one of his officers who fired a beanbag at protestor scott olson, seriously injuring the iraq war veteran. >> permanently -- >> personally i don't think him losing a job is nearly enough. i think he committed a crime and should be put in jail. >> no one is saying what will happen to the unidentified officer, but a just released independent investigation claims four four oakland officers broke the department rules in several occupy protests over the past year. they are minor like officers failing to turn on their video recorders up to excessive use of force. >> i think it might be the first step in the right direction for opd. >> without naming names, the chief is recommending term
>> big bang. 2 powerful blast rock the city of vallejo tonight. street shut down and neighborhood evacuated because of what police suspect was a bomb maker next door. good evening. >> the neighborhood around fern wood drive georgia street shut down tonight. lillian kim 30's with more. >>reporter: about 8 blocks or so have been cordoneed off but things finally winding down. investigators believe all the explosive did he advice from his this vallejo home accounted for. good news for residents who have been told it's now safe to return to their homes. vallejo police arrived at the 3700 block of georgia street after getting a tip that the person living here was manufacturing and detonating explosive did he advises. investigators aren't giving specifics. only that they found multiple did he advises but we have been told what they found were probably pipe bombs. vallejo police doesn't have a bomb squad of their own that's why they asked the fbi and napa county sheriff's department for help. they used robot to find the bomb in the house. they then placed them in the middle of the
francisco city hall to honor the ambassador who was killed there. christopher stevens grew up in piedmont and graduated from uc berkeley and ucsf hastings school of law. john alston shows us the outpouring of praise tonight. >> reporter: the memorial began with a video narrated by christopher stevens himself. >> now i am excited to return to libya to return the great work we have started. it is building a solid partnership between the united states and libya to help you, the libyan people a you chief your goals. the libyan people to achieve their goals. >> his brother talked about the last time they said goodbye several months ago. >> now that it is time to say goodbye, i don't see any reason to deviate from that custom. so my big brother, my best friend, i will see you next time. >> on september 11th, stevens was killed during a terrorist raid on the u.s. consulate in benghazi, libya. three other americans also died. among the speakers was the libyan ambassador to the u.s. who said stevens stood with the libyan people during their revolution against qaddafi. >> we are sorry we cannot pro
the city. the city, the police department and two other officers. he says they routinely went out to eat or took in a movie when they were forced to work. he was forced to retire early after his team labeled him a snitch. it began in october 2010 when he says he left a poohy swraw party. >> i -- when he left a pizza party. >> that's the coaster, but do i have to do what people do? no. it is just because people say it is okay it doesn't mean it is okay. >> a representative from the city attorney's office says it has reviewed the complaint and found the claims to be unsubstantiated and will defend the lawsuit. >>> it is like winning the lottery. the facebook employees who are about to be worth $5 billion. >> also world series winner. the lucky young woman who earned a chance to be a part of tomorrow night's pre game ceremonies. we'll tell you how she did. it. >> and the campaign photo that turned out to be more about a certain kiss. >> and then later on "nightline" . >> i'm bill we bill weir, the near death experience that convinced a brain surgeon that heaven is real because science can't
where the occupy movement maintained a tent city last year. but police are ready to prevent that from happening. they have been keeping their distance and we have seen about 6 police advance following those demonstrators throughout downtown oakland. tonight during occupy oakland general assembly speakers urged protestors in the to vandalize during the march. some occupy members even argued with younger demonstrators who appeared to be ready to do some damage. >> what do you have? fv nice shiny rock. what could you potentially do with that. chuck it through a window. i'm only going to use this in case of an emergency. that's it. and that's nothing else. >>reporter: you have no plans of bricking into any of the business window. >> no. none whatsoever. >>reporter: police say several ac transit buses have been diverted from parts of downtown oakland and frank ogawa plaza but so far no reports of vandalism and only one arrest. we are told the group has dwindled down to 60 but police will be monitoring them throughout the night. reporting live in downtown oakland, abc 7 news. >> tha
hot. 85 degrees in san francisco. 77 in daly city. north bay, mid 90s for sonoma, santa rosa. 93 in san rafael. you'll feel the heat again. lack of a see breeze and fog will get you cooking in the east bay. 94 for castro valley. heading inland, livermore 101. 90 in santa cruz. 99 in morgan hill. seven-day forecast, hot tomorrow cooler wednesday and continue to drop the temperatures drastically down to the upper 70s to low 80s by the weekend. mike nicco will be here between 4:30 and 7:00 a.m. what would you do with $49,000? a lot. win big with abc7 and find out. all of our facebook friends are eligible. enter a sweepstakes to win $49,000. go to facebook.com/abc7news and it wil take you tohe pe where yo can fl out the entry form welnunce te winner october 18th right after the game. >>> coming up next, san francisco lights up >> dan: hollywood and movie fans are buzzing aut t person chosen to hosted next year's academy awards. seth mcfarland will take center stage, known for his crude humor. he made miss debut with a box office hit. abc will carry the oscars live. >> two is a san fr
heavy equipment to help the city recover after an earthquake or tsunami. it has been used to respond to humanitarian crisis such as hurricane katrina. it is the military might steaming in for fleet week. >> it is a fun time of year. boy, impressive stuff. >>> let's take you outside. a very nice night to wp up the big orae open world conference in san francisco. >> and this is treasure island where there is a big party. pearl jam is performing, and it looks like there is a ferris wheel out there. >> and sandhya patel is here. a beautiful day all over the bay area. >> that's right. and they are jamming to cooler weather here in the bay area. it is 14 dries -- 14 degrees cooler. so it is certainly better weather. we will show you what brought the cooling, and this is a time lapse from this afternoon. watch the marine layer as it deepens. it is the fog layer we are talking about. it has increased. it is 2200 feet deep. that will allow it as we check out live doppler 7hd to push into the bayside communities and into some the inld valleys. already mad its wa into the nth bay an down the s
'm dan ashley. altogether one million people are expected to drive, boat or bart into the city to take part in an unprecedented weekend of high-profile events. along with the blue angels there is the america's cup world series along the embarcadero, the hardly strictly bluegrass festival in golden gate park. the giants have playoff games at 6:30 p.m. on saturday and sunday. the castro stree fair d th italn ritage pade on nday. that to name a feof t ents. ama tes isive tonit with what i gng on. am how do you get where you are going? >> dan, it is dizzying thinking about all of the events. it is hard to keep them straight. we are here at pier39 where people are hanging out and having a good time before he take a cab home or walk to where they are going. tomorrow i expect lots more people to be out here to check out things like the blue angels. >> that's the best part of our job. the flying is unbelievable, but to meet kids and get them excited about what they have to offer or staying in school, that's what it is all about. >> big crowds never get old, but they will fly over the traffic
the court he will be cleared of the charges. >>> oakland city council candidate whose campaign center piece is the call for more police officers was mugged last night near his hope. it happened when dan was heading home from an anti-crime meetin meeting. he says the mugging could have been prevented with officers on the street proving his campaign message. >> we are way under staffed in our police department. need more police. throughout the city. every neighbor. patrolling the neighborhood on regular basis. >>reporter: robert took his wallet, robert was not hurt. >> new tonight. called camping for cause. right now group of students and alumni from san jose state university has pitched tent on campus ground in support of minimum wage. annual sleep over is to raise awareness of poverty problems. this year the sleep over is to support san jose measure d. it would raise minimum wage from 8 to continue dollars. measure will be on the november 6 ballot. >> new tonight a disappointing honey moon for couple visiting san francisco. after a tour of alcatraz the newlywed went to get the ca
level. lincoln boulevard and great highway and daly city. you can see some light returns. rainfall was anything but light. there was a severe thunderstorm move through, and if you were there, there was .71 of an inch of rainment they were under a severe thunderstorm warning earlier. san jose .09. mountain view, .1200. 1k3 there is just a sampling of the rain we received. this was sent by knee co tone. here is another one. gilroy hail. this guy is checking out the action. temperatures are in the 50s and the 60s. i want to show you our forecast. scattered showers overnight and could still see isolated thunder. cooler weather for your thursday afternoon and a chance of showers returning to the north bay. still could be slick streets. give yourself some extra time. you will need a coat or jacket. here is the satellite and radar. this is 9 low pressure that is bringing moisture back up. that's why we are continuing to see weather developing with the moisture coming back around. as it moves south and eventually the low moves into southern california we will see clouds and sprinkles for y
this foster city. >> i get there and it will take an hour or more. >> the -- they begin on saturday at the san mateo event center. she made her con success assistant and audience knows the closure. >> we sent bull law tins to everybody concerned. we hope everyone will take that into account. >> cal trans is asking everyone to plan routes using alternate bridges in order to travel this weekend. here is an idea, with a map showing you those alternate routes, now highway 237 to the south of the dunbar ton bridge and the bay bridge is an alternate route you should use. back here live at the mateo bridge, since the giants won and will be playing on sunday, if you are headed out to the park, make sure that you pick another alternate route. you are not going to be able to use the san mateo bridge. thomas roman, abc7 news. >> thank you. for help navigating around the closure download our exclusive traffic app. you will find that at abc7news.com/ways. >>> now as thomas said, a big night for the giants in saint st. louis. a must win situation. >> and with the pressure they dominated the game. sports dir
7 david. >>> back to the weather now. rain coming down in union city this is what it looks like in the parking lot of the union landing shopping center just short time ago. >> now rain here means you guessed it snow in the sierra. chains required on 80 and 50. number of ski resorts even considering opening this weekend. >> at least 2 tornadoes touched down near sacramento. sandy is tracking this storm for us and looking like more wet weather. >> absolutely. we are looking at incredible pictures there. tornadoes pretty rare around this time of year over there so they did see those. couple of tornadoes being reported there. right now as we look at live doppler 7 hd. no tornadoes in the bay area but certainly still watching the rain. take you a little bit closer here and i loop this the last 3 hours. notice the lightning strike moving through just northwest of healdsburg. putting in an isolated thunderstorm possibility as the moisture is still very unstable at this point. we take you down street level in the north bay. napa road we get some rainfall right now. rate around
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